Stephen MAPLE 1844-1904 & Frances PEARCE 1848-1927

England; South Australia & Sandford, Victoria, Australia

Stephen MAPLE b. 1844, Ickham, Kent, England son of Thomas MAPLE & Elizabeth ANSLEY was married in 1866 at Yankalilla, South Australia to Frances PEARCE, b. 1848, Cornwall, England, daughter of John PEARCE & Tabitha Page SCOTT.

The following external link to Tony MAPLE's Family website has additional information on this MAPLE family.

Stephen & Frances MAPLE had some children in South Australia before moving to Sandford, Victoria in the early 1870s.

Two of their children died at Sandford in the 1870s.

Stephen MAPLE died in Sandford in 1904 and his widow Frances died in Melbourne in 1927.

Stephen MAPLE & Frances PEARCE had the following family...

  1. Evangaline Tabitha MAPLE b. 1867, Spring Bank, South Australia, d. 1951, Melbourne, Vic, m. William DEWAR 1867-1934 of Casterton and had the following family...
    1. William DEWAR, b. 1893, Warracknabeal, Vic, d. 27 Feb 1917, France. William was killed in action in France during WW1. His name is listed on the Casterton War Memorial. He appears to have been killed during the "Big Raid" on German trenches conducted by a special raiding battalion comprising members of the both the 37th and 38th battalions of the AIF. The casualties were 5 officers and 131 men, of whom 18 were left in the German Iines. He has no known grave and his death is commemorated on the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, France, about 15 km east of Amiens.
    2. Robert Stephen DEWAR, b. 1895, Nhill, Vic
    3. Edith Jane DEWAR, b. 1897, Cash___, Vic
    4. Archibald John DEWAR, b. 1899, d. 1908, Casterton, Vic
    5. Leslie DEWAR, b. 1904, Casterton, Vic
    6. James Russell DEWAR, b. 1905, Casterton, Vic
    7. Mary Frances Gladys DEWAR, b. 1908, Casterton, Vic
    8. Donald DEWAR, b. 1911, d. 1911, Casterton, Vic
    9. Alvert Jean DEWAR, b. 1913, Casterton, Vic
  2. Fanny Salome MAPLE b. 1868, Yankalilla, South Australia, d. 1942, Melbourne, Vic, m. Samuel James SEALEY 1865-1947 of Casterton.
  3. Eleanor Elizabeth MAPLE b. 1870, d. 1872, Penola, South Australia.
  4. Sally Elizabeth MAPLE b. 1873, d. 1873, Sandford, Vic.
  5. John Charles MAPLE b. 1873, d. 1878, Sandford, Vic.
  6. Nora MAPLE b. 1875, Casterton, Vic, d. 1954, Adelaide, South Australia, m. John William KENNAWAY 1871-1932.

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